Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1049032
Date first listed:
28-Nov-1950
Statutory Address:
Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul, Church Street, Cromer

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul, Church Street, Cromer

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Cromer
National Grid Reference:
TG 21971 42201

Details

TG 2142 892/1/16

CROMER CHURCH STREET (north side) Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

28.11.1950

GV I

Fabric C15. Restored late C19 with rebuilding of chancel by Sir Arthur Blomfield in 1887-9. Flint (Quaternary Flint), partly knapped flint (Quarry Flint), Bath stone and Lincolnshire Limestone dressings and slated roofs. Comprising: tall nave with six perpendicular clerestory windows. C19 chancel. North and south aisles with seven large perpendicular traceried windows, and buttresses between with niches. Two storeyed north and south porches, the north porch vaulted, both with flushwork-panelled stair turrets, and flushwork panelling on side walls.

Very tall west tower, 160 ft, four stages, pinnacles and ornate battlements, tall two-light bell-openings on each side, set back buttresses, five-light west window.

West porch of knapped flint, niches either side of entrance, battlements, vaulted and elaborate inner doorway.

Lofty interior with very tall tower arch, arcades and chancel arch. Stained glass in south aisle by Morris circa 1874. Traceried south door. Brass of 1518 in chancel wall.

Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Churchyard Boundary Wall, War Memorial and Monument to J H Earle form a group.

Listing NGR: TG2196542200

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
222504
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 18 February 2020 from https://www.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/buildingStones/StrategicStoneStudy/EH_atlases.html

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Oct 2006
Reference: IOE01/15741/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken Paget-Clark. Source Historic England Archive
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